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Re: Sensible geographical addressing

  • From: David Barak
  • Date: Tue Nov 30 09:59:11 2004
  • Comment: DomainKeys? See
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--- [email protected] wrote:
> 10 years ago we didn't have the RIR system in
> place to help us with geographic addressing. Today
> we do. Now you might be able to convince me that 
> we could achieve similar goals by putting together
> route registries, RIRs and some magic pixie dust.
> As far as I'm concerned, geographical route
> aggregation
> is necessary for the v6 network to scale. It will
> happen, the only question is how we solve the
> problem.

What exactly would be so bad about taking a page from
the PSTN and using a country-code-like system?  There
are under 200 countries on the whole planet, so that's
not a huge number of bits...

David Barak
-fully RFC 1925 compliant-

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